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Community group Protect Karangahake say their concerns about potential damage caused by mining activities in the gorge is shared by ecologists. The group lodged an appeal with the Auckland High Court action to challenge the resource consent granted to...

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The reason for a large number of dead fish floating about the head of the Waikareao Estuary this week remains unknown. The regional council's senior pollution prevention officer John Morris assessed storm water outlets upstream and failed to find...

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Bay of Plenty farmers and orchardists can learn more about how to use water more efficiently at a session in Pongakawa early next month. Bay of Plenty Regional Council has organised an evening seminar at Pongakawa Hall on Tuesday, February 3 at 7.30pm...

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New Talisman Gold Mine has responded to the High Court appeal lodged by Protect Karangahake claiming the community has been following “incorrect information”. The community action group is challenging the resource consent granted to New Talisman...

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Colder water temperatures might be hampering snapper fishing so far this season, but the Ministry of Primary Industries' fisheries compliance team are warning when it bites, they will be keeping a close eye. After a busy festive period out on the...

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Rain is proving hard to come by for most provinces in New Zealand, and in the Bay of Plenty the situation is not much different. A large high over the country is set to deliver more sunshine to the region with fine, sunny days forecast until Sunday. More...

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Community action group Protect Karangahake have taken matters into their own hands today and lodged a claim with the High Court. The group is challenging the granting of a resource consent for planned gold mining activity on the Karangahake Mountain which...

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A trial scheme along a small plantation for manuka honey and oil on the Rangitaiki riverbank is providing pleasing results. Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working with the Rangitaiki River Forum, Maori Lands Trusts, local landowners, Trust Power and...

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An 18-metre Pohutukawa tree planted by ‘Jinty' - one of Tauranga's pre-eminent historians - was cut down today after being deemed dangerous. Jean Euphemia Finlayson Rorke, who died last year, planted the tree on Monmouth Redoubt, but...

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A World War One Memorial Forest will be created on the Coromandel to commemorate all New Zealand soldiers who died in the Great War. Starting this Anzac Day, a total of 18,166 trees will be planted at different sites around the Coromandel, with the trees...

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